T-Town Rundo What's Happening Around the Tulsa Area Today

Here's a list of things happening in the Tulsa area on Thursday.

As always, follow for full-length coverage on larger stories occurring in the area, state and nation. The following events are just some of those happening Thursday with updates posted throughout the morning as we send out crews and reporters to stories we're working on for our evening newscasts.

Winterfest: Activities continue outside the BOK Center with an outdoor skating rink and carriage rides. This is the fifth year for the event and will last through Jan. 6 for adults and children interested.

Downto If you're looking to get your shopping done in stores you may have never seen before, head to the Deco District's Pop-Up Shopping Event. Alongside Boston Avenue from Fifth and Seventh Streets, you can see 12-15 shops with various themes.

The Arts: Tulsa's Performing Arts Center will begin its performance of "A Christmas Story" at the Liddy Doenges Theatre. The play will run through the end of the month and on Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. It's a memoir of growing up in the Midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas.

Blast from the Past: Visitors to the Christview Christian Church can step back into time with a free 45-minute guided outdoor walk through Tulsa's most exciting realistic Nativity. Bethlehem Walk will feature live animals, authentic costumes realistic settings through Dec. 2 from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Red Cross: State Farm will present the Eastern Oklahoma Red Cross with a check for their efforts during the wildfires this summer. The presentation will begin at 11 a.m. Check back as follows up with this later today.